The Catholic University of America

Feb. 4 – Feb. 10, 2013

 

Calendar

Monday, Feb. 4
Noon to 12:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session on the CUAbroad Oxford Program. Meet with Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education, to learn about academic opportunities with CUA in Oxford, United Kingdom. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/oxfordinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.
 

7 to 10 p.m., the Centerstage Theatre Company is holding auditions for its spring show, "Lend Me a Tenor," performing April 5 to 7. Be prepared with a one-minute comedic monologue exhibiting your skills. Callbacks will be held Sunday, Feb. 10, and Monday, Feb. 11. Ward Hall. For more information, contact Emily Lentz at 703-431-9111 or 23lentz@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

4:30 p.m., the Spanish Club hosts a conversation hour for students looking to practice their Spanish while engaging in cultural and educational activities. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. For more information, contact Leonardo Solano at solanomoraga@cua.edu.

6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Learn How to Use Cardinal Connection." This workshop will assist students in using Cardinal Connection to their advantage when seeking jobs and/or internships. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. Register through Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, Feb. 6
Noon to 1:30 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service hosts an information seminar for students interested in pursuing a master's degree. Learn more about the program, application process, financial aid, and how CUA's coursework and field internships are different from other M.S.W. programs. Meet others who are considering NCSSS and hear why they're interested in social work education. Shahan Hall, Room 202. R.s.v.p. at 202-319-5496 or email cua-ncsss-admissions@cua.edu.

Noon to 1 p.m. (Information Session), 1:30 to 4:25 p.m. (Résumé Critiques), the Office of Career Services presents "IRS Information Session and Resume Critiques." The IRS is looking for smart, hard-working, personable candidates to handle the difficult, challenging, and rewarding job of ensuring the integrity of our nation’s tax code. The work of IRS employees includes both domestic and international tax administration. With more than 100,000 employees, the IRS administers the federal tax code and processes more than 300 million types of tax returns each year. It is the largest employer of professional accountants and auditors in the U.S. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. Register for the information session and résumé critique through Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Noon, the Center for Academic Success continues its Graduate Workshop Series with an upcoming event on "Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts" with speaker Michael Mack, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Juliann Winn at 202-319-5747 or abercrombie@cua.edu.

12:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies hosts a brown bag lecture on "Don't Forget, Revolutions are Dreams; Young Egyptian Activists' Changing Views of Political Events" by James Youniss, IPR Fellow and research professor of psychology. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information and to register, visit ipr.cua.edu or call 202-319-5999. Remember to bring your lunch.
 
5 p.m., Join the Integral Economic Development Management program for this developmental seminar with guest speaker Karabi Acharya, Change Leader at Ashoka, the organization that is stimulating innovative economic development and entrepreneurship all over the world and bringing countless people out of poverty. Food and drink will be served afterward. McMahon Hall, Room 201. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden at royden@cua.edu.
 
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the First-Year Experience hosts a lecture on "Life Crises and the Stories that Help Us Understand Them." Guest speaker Elizabeth de Mahy will discuss forms of life crises and point out examples from works of literature that help make sense of these tense moments. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. Refreshments and conversation to follow. For more information, visit nest.cua.edu/organization/fye/calendar/details/223324.
 
Thursday, Feb. 7
2 p.m., Professor Ibrahim Saleh K. Al-Naimi, chair, Board of Directors, Doha Interfaith Center for International Dialogue, and professor of chemistry, Qatar University, presents "Religion and the Environment" at the Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue. R.s.v.p. to Emma Noftz at 97noftz@cardinalmail.cua.edu.
 
4 to 4:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session about the CUAbroad Rome Program. Meet with Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser, to learn more about academic opportunities with CUA in Rome. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/romeinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.
 
Friday, Feb. 8

4 to 4:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session on the CUAbroad Oxford Program. Meet with Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education, to learn about academic opportunities with CUA in Oxford, United Kingdom. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/oxfordinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information. 

Saturday, Feb. 9
10:30 a.m., the Office of Admissions hosts an information session and walking tour of campus. The 30-minute information session conducted by an admissions counselor will provide an overview of CUA programs, extracurricular activities, and application procedures. The session is followed by a one-hour walking tour of campus. Hear from a Cardinal Ambassador about life on campus and visit various campus buildings as well as a residence hall and room. You may register online. Please meet in the admissions office located in McMahon Hall, Room 102.
 
5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Alumni Association hosts Family Bingo Night, Pryzbyla Center, Food Court. For more information, visit cuatoday.com or call 202-319-6710.
 

Campus Ministry

Thank You
To all who purchased a March for Life T-shirt this past week Thank you. All proceeds from the sale benefit CUA Mission trips to Jamaica, Ecuador, and Belize.
 
Ash Wednesday Schedule
Ash Wednesday will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The schedule is as follows:
8 a.m., Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes (no Mass), Caldwell Chapel.
8:30 a.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel.
12:10 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel.
12:15 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Caldwell Chapel.
5:10 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, St. Vincent’s Chapel.
5:30 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel.
9 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, St. Vincent’s Chapel.
 

Athletics 

Wednesday, Feb. 6
7 p.m., the women’s basketball team hosts Susquehanna University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center.
 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Feb. 12

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Behavioral Interviewing Workshop." Learn interview techniques for behavioral interviewing used by many employers. Students will identify skill sets from internships, part- time jobs, classes, and community service work that can be applied to the behavioral interview format. Prepare for your interview by learning to effectively navigate behavioral interview questions. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. Register through Cardinal Connection (see Career Events) or call the career services office, 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

5 p.m., the IEDM Graduate Program hosts a seminar covering economic impact measurement and small business development with guest speaker Kelly McCarthy, manager at IRIS Adoption. McMahon Hall, Room 201. For more information, visit iedm.cua.edu or contact Jonathan Royden at 202-319-4289. 

Announcements

Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, CUA honors Black History Month with a series of events devoted to exploring black history and heritage hosted by the Office of Campus Activities. For more information and a list of events, visit multicultural.cua.edu/blackhistorymonth/ or contact Ana Lincoln at 202-319-6003 or lincoln@cua.edu.

On-Site Auto Detailing
The Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement has arranged for Detailing Dynamics to offer its car washing and detailing services in the parking lot behind Caldwell Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. The CUA community is invited to have their cars cleaned while they’re at work. The cost is $15 for a basic exterior wash; $35 for exterior and interior; other services are additional. Cash, VISA, and MasterCard will be accepted. No reservation is necessary. Remember to secure or remove valuables from the vehicle before leaving it to be cleaned. This service is provided to the campus as a convenience only; CUA does not have any contract or agreement in place and use of the service is entirely at the risk to the individual. For additional information, contact Willandria Blount, purchasing agent, at 202-319-6401 or blount@cua.edu. 
 
Housing Selection

Students who plan to live on campus for the 2013-2014 academic year must submit their housing deposit and room selection intent by Friday, Feb. 8. For more information, visit housing.cua.edu/roomselection/2013-2014/general-information.cfm, call housing services at 202-319-6630, or email dains@cua.edu.

Calling All Artists

CRUX Magazine for the Creative Arts invites the CUA community to submit artwork for consideration in CRUX's 11th edition publication. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb. 15. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are encouraged to contribute their artwork, ranging from but not limited to poems, musical compositions, paintings, photography, and drawings, for inclusion. All submissions can be sent to cua.crux@gmail.com. All accepted artists will receive notification in late March or early April. For more information, contact Wesley Cocozello at 10cocozello@cardinalmail.cua.edu or 202-238-1928.

For Your Benefit

New employees recently joined the staff of Catholic University. The Office of Human Resources invites the University community to see who was hired and read other helpful information for new CUA employees at humanresources.cua.edu/newtocua/index.cfm.

 

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